Kelly, Maryln (Steinkamp)
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Surrounded by her beloved husband of 40 years, and her 4 loving children, Mary passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 23, 2013, after a courageous 7-year battle with cancer. Mary was born on September 7, 1949 to Herman and Marguerite Steinkamp in Quincy, IL. She graduated from Notre Dame High School in Quincy and St. John's School of Nursing in Springfield, IL, after which she enjoyed a long career caring for patients at Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest, IL and Clarkson West Emergency in Omaha. Mary married Michael Kelly in 1972, and they started their life together in South Korea, where Michael was stationed with the U.S. Army. They spent many years in Libertyville, IL, before moving to Elkhorn, NE in 1995. Mary enjoyed a wide circle of friends and family, who will miss her humorous stories, ready smile and sage advice. She was an avid bridge player, who enjoyed traveling, reading and, most of all, doting on her 3 grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Christine (Danny) Kissinger; sons, Sean, Jim (Becky), and Brendan; her grandchildren, Maggie Kissinger, and J.P. and Reese Kelly; her brothers, Bill and John (Pat); sisters, Kathy Dudgeon (John Ritchie), and Joann Eisenhart (Eric); and 6 nephews. Mary was preceded in death by her parents; and brother Bruce.
VISITATIONS 4-8pm, with WAKE SERVICE at 7pm on Tuesday, February 26, at Reichmuth Funeral Home in Elkhorn. VISITATIONS will be held again 4-8pm, with WAKE SERVICE at 7pm on Thursday, February 28, at Duker & Haugh Funeral Home in Quincy, IL. A FUNERAL MASS will be on Friday, March 1 , at 10am at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Quincy, followed by Interment in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
or The Nebraska Medical Center. REICHMUTH FUNERAL HOMES
21901 West Maple 402-289-2222
Published in Omaha World-Herald on Feb. 25, 2013